Marc Levenson (melevsreef.com), Dallas TX, talked Reef Photography to the Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento on Friday 5/15/09. Much of his talk can be found in text on his website http://www.melevsreef.com/fotos.html. Topics: Marc Levenson, melevsreef.com, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, Photography. Photoshop
Bob Fenner, author of "The Conscientious Marine Aquarist", returned to the Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, (MARS), to speak on "The Pros and Cons of Hitchhikers in the Reef Aquarium", Friday, October 16th, 2009. With the influx of pizza and beer, Mr. Fenner provide his entertaining and intellectual knowledge on the subject. Bob has "lived" the science, hobby and business of aquatics in the Philippines, Japan and United States. All phases; collector,... Topics: Bob Fenner, MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, Reef Aquarium
Jake Adams is a professional, practicing aquarist who has been an active participant in the national marine aquarium community for over 10 years. He has been educating aquarists of a wide range of marine aquarium topics through frequent articles, podcasts and presentations around the country. He recently founded www.coralidea.com which provides a free downloadable guide to coral identification for mobile devices and home computers. Jake has a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Science and he will be... Topics: Jake Adams, Coralidea, Fishidea, Fluid Dynamics, Reef Aquarium, Flow, MARS, Marine Aquarist...
Dr. Timothy Hovanec of Dr. Tim's Aquatics gave a very informative talk to the Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento (MARS) about polymer denitrifying and phosphate removal through biodegradable pellets for the groups monthly May meeting. From Dr. Tim's Aquatic's website, the President of DrTim's Aquatics is Dr. Timothy A. Hovanec who, for 17 years, was the Chief Science Officer of Aquaria Inc., the parent company of Marineland Aquarium Products, Aquarium Systems (Instant Ocean) and Perfecto... Topics: MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, Dr. Timothy A. Hovanec, Dr. Tims Aquatics
Steve Tyree presented a talk to the MARS (Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento) club on Friday April 18th, 2008. Mr. Tyree is internationally known for his work relating to SPS species of corals and owns and operates Reeffarmers -a distribution site for captive farmed corals. Steve has been farming and distributing captive stony corals since 1993. Back then, the captive maintainance of reef building stony corals was still considered impossible by many. Today there are literally thousands of... Topics: Steve Tyree, Reef Farmers, MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, Sierra Saltwater Systems
Mr. Vargas has been an avid aquarist since the age of seven. He started with freshwater fish and invertebrates. His introduction to saltwater began with under gravel filters in the 70's and became a coral-a-holic in the early 80's. Tony is among one of the first in this country to successfully keep and maintain Acropora alive in captivity long term, in the mid to late 80's. Tony started to write articles on the husbandry of many different types of coral and reef fish. His articles have been... Topics: MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sactamento, Tony Vargas, Philipine Reefs, Coral Captivity
Ex MARS member and University of California, Davis PhD Graduate Rob Toonen gave an in depth talk about coral reef research at the University of Hawaii Manoa with relations to reefkeeping to the Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, February 19, 2010. Rob is a Biologist/Assistant Researcher at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Kane'ohe, HI where his current research focuses on the processes that influence dispersal and recruitment in coastal marine invertebrates, with a particular... Topics: Rob Toonen, MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Matt Wandell, Tropical Marine Fishes and Invertebrates, Aquatic Biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, San Francisco, gave an in depth Power Point presentation to over 60 of the active MARS (Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento) members about the construction, husbandry and maintenance of the Philippine Coral Reef display. At a depth of 25 feet and holding 212,000 gallons of water, the Philippine Coral Reef is one of the deepest exhibits of live corals in the... Topics: Matt Wandell, California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Philippine Coral Reef, MARS,... Source: Edrirol R-09, SP=CMC-18
Mr. Feldman is a professor of chemistry at Pennsylvania State University. His research interests in the area of organic synthesis focus on two diverse areas: the synthesis of natural product molecules, such as the secondary plant metabolites known as ellagitannins and gallotannins, and the de novo assembly of organic zeolites with long-range periodic three-dimensional order. Mr. Feldman arrived at Harvey Mudd as a graduate of Miami Beach Senior High School in Florida and earned his Ph.D. in... Topics: MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, Ken S. Feldman, Advanced Aquatics, Dissolved...
Randy Reed of Reed Mariculture/Reef Nutrition spoke to the Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento (MARS) for the groups June 2011 general meeting. Topics: MARS, Marine Aquarist Roundtable of Sacramento, Randy Reed, Reed Mariculture, Reef Nutrition,...